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Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Onilahy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[1]

Only primary schooling is available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 40% and 40% of the working population. The most important crops are cassava and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas and oranges. Industry and services provide employment for 19.7% and 0.3% of the population, respectively.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-03.